Big Idea:Published authors...here we come!!! In this unit students will be learning about and creating poems which we will compile and publish in a hardbound book. In this lesson we create poems using couplets.
Big Idea:What a better way to get kids hooked on poetry than to introduce them to the world of limericks! In this lesson, students will learn what a limerick is, how a limerick is composed, and create one of their own.
Big Idea:This lesson teaches students what a cinquain poem is, how to write one, and also focuses on the use of similes and metaphors in poetry. Students will look for similes and metaphors used in poetry and music.
Big Idea:I get to meet one on one with each of the students in a writing conference to discuss their writing. Students will work on creating their first draft versions of their illustrations for their hardbound books during the conferences.
Big Idea:We are in the final stages of the publishing process for our hardbound poetry book project. This is our second day of illustrating our books as well as creating the final versions of the the poetry for the books.